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cur·ric·u·lum

 (kə-rĭk′yə-ləm)
n. pl. cur·ric·u·la (-lə) or cur·ric·u·lums
1. All the courses of study offered by an educational institution.
2. A group of related courses, often in a special field of study: the engineering curriculum.

[Latin, course, from currere, to run; see current.]

cur·ric′u·lar (-lər) adj.

curriculum

(kəˈrɪkjʊləm)
n, pl -la (-lə) or -lums
1. (Education) a course of study in one subject at a school or college
2. (Education) a list of all the courses of study offered by a school or college
3. any programme or plan of activities
[C19: from Latin: course, from currere to run]
curˈricular adj

cur•ric•u•lum

(kəˈrɪk yə ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə), -lums.
1. the aggregate of courses of study given in a school, college, etc.
2. the regular or a particular course of study in a school, college, etc.
[1625–35; < Latin: action of running, course of action, race, chariot =curr(ere) to run + -i- -i- + -culum -cle2]
cur•ric′u•lar, adj.

curriculum

, syllabus - A curriculum is a complete course of study offered by a school; a syllabus is the outline of a single course.
See also related terms for outline.

curriculum

The complete range of courses of study available at a particular institution.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curriculum - an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
course of lectures - a series of lectures dealing with a subject
info, information - a message received and understood
crash course, crash program, crash programme - a rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency); "he took a crash course in Italian on his way to Italy"; "his first job was a crash course in survival and in learning how to get along with people"; "a crash programme is needed to create new jobs"
reading program - a program designed to teach literacy skills
degree program - a course of study leading to an academic degree
Translations
منهَج تعليمي، بَرنامَج دِراسيمِنْهَج دِرَاسِيّ
studijní plánstudijní programučební osnovy
læseplanpensumstudieplan
opinto-ohjelma
nastavni program
tananyagtanterv
námsefni; námsskrá
カリキュラム
교육과정
mokymo planasmokymo programatrumpa autobiografija
mācību plāns/programma
študijný program
učni načrt
läroplan
หลักสูตร
müfredatmüfredat/öğretim programı
chương trình học

curriculum

[kəˈrɪkjʊləm]
A. N (curriculums or curricula (pl)) [kəˈrɪkjʊlə] [of school] → plan m de estudios; [of college/university course] → programa m de estudios
B. CPD curriculum vitae N (esp Brit) → curriculum m (vitae), historial m (profesional)

curriculum

[kəˈrɪkjʊləm] [curriculums or curricula] (pl) nprogramme m d'études national curriculum

curriculum

n pl <curricula> → Lehrplan m; to be on the curriculumauf dem Lehrplan stehen

curriculum

[kəˈrɪkjʊləm] n (curricula or curriculums (pl)) [kəˈrɪkjʊlə] (Scol, Univ) → programma m

curriculum

(kəˈrikjuləm) plural curˈricula (-lə) noun
a course, especially of study at school or university. They are changing the curriculum.
curriculum vitae (kəˈrikjuləm ˈviːtei) noun
see CV, ~cv. .

curriculum

مِنْهَج دِرَاسِيّ učební osnovy læseplan Lehrplan πρόγραμμα μαθημάτων currículo, plan de estudios opinto-ohjelma programme nastavni program curriculum カリキュラム 교육과정 curriculum læreplan program nauczania currículo учебный план läroplan หลักสูตร müfredat chương trình học 课程
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